These were among the issues that Dublin city councillors discussed at a recent meeting of their arts, culture, leisure and recreation committee.
Tag: public seating
Should New Seating Installed for This Covid Summer Belong to Cafes or Councils?
If space on newly widened footpaths and pedestrianised streets is given over to private businesses, it might be hard to reclaim, one councillor worries.
Councillors Agree Motion to Get Rid of Bench Next to Grand Canal in Portobello
Some local residents say the bench needs to go, to end regular disturbances in the early hours. Others say they’d prefer if the bench stayed.
Why Is Powerscourt Centre Watering Its Front Steps?
Some Dubliners are disgruntled that staff soak the steps to stop people sitting there. But the manager of the complex says there are litter, health and safety issues at play.
Dara: Without Money to Spend, Dublin’s City Centre Is a Hostile Place
Dara Quigley asks why, for those with little spare cash, Dublin’s centre is so unwelcoming. And why do we put up with it?
Please Can We Have Somewhere to Sit Down in the City?
A lack of public seating makes city centres a struggle for elderly people, less comfortable for homeless people, and a drag for younger people. So isn’t about time we had more of seats?